Popularize sentence example
From 1848 to 1887 it was revived, and recently further attempts have been made to popularize the pageant.
The exact same thing can be said about smartphones, which have really helped to popularize the concept of mobile apps.
He was anticipated in the improvements he claimed to have made in it, and all he seems really to have done was to popularize it.
The committee considered that the Post Office was not prevented either by legal agreement or by good faith from limiting or ending the monopoly of the company, and that competition appeared to be both expedient and necessary in order to extend and popularize the service and to avoid the danger that a purchase of the company's undertaking at an inflated price might be forced upon the government.
The Nouvelles de la republique des lettres (see Louis P. Betz, P. Bayle and die Nouvelles de la republique des lettres, Zurich, 1896) was the first thorough-going attempt to popularize literature, and it was eminently successful.Advertisement
Hyacinth Ronay in his Mutatvdny (Representation) and Jellemisme (Characteristics) endeavoured to popularize psychological studies.
But the non-fulfilment of prophecies relating to this or that individual event or people served to popularize the methods of apocalyptic in a very slight degree in comparison with the nonfulfilment of the greatest of all prophecies - the advent of the Messianic kingdom.
Perhaps it was felt that to preserve uniformity of teaching in the schools it was undesirable to popularize the extant collections, or perhaps the references must be reconsidered in the light of those significant changes after the fall of Jerusalem which have been mentioned above (§ 3).
There is no doubt much of valuable suggestion to be found in the philosophic system, or rather the conglomerate of systems, which pass to-day under the name of theosophy; and probably much has been done by means of its propaganda to popularize Eastern thought in the West, and in the East to reawaken a truer appreciation of its own philosophic treasures; but however that may be, the serious student would be well advised to seek his information and his inspiration from the fountain-heads of the theosophists' doctrines, which are all easily accessible in translations; and to avoid the confusions and errors of writers who in most cases have but a superficial if any knowledge of the original languages and systems from which their doctrine has been arbitrarily culled.
After barely a few allusions to it in the epics, it bursts forth full-blown in the Harivansa, the Vishnu-purana, the Narada-Pancharatra and the Bhagavata-purana, the tenth canto of which, dealing with the life of Krishna, has become, through vernacular versions, especially the Hindi Prem-sagar, or "ocean of love," a favourite romance all over India, and has doubtless helped largely to popularize the cult of Krishna.Advertisement
Dumas's Vicomte de Bragelonne afterwards did much to popularize the theory that he was the king's brother.
Mill, who did more than any other member of the school to spread and popularize utilitarianism in ethics and politics.
Whereas Sony went for a much more powerful console, Nintendo used its relatively weaker hardware to popularize motion-based gaming.
Known for making precision watches anyone can afford, Bulova helped popularize American made timepieces in the late 1800s.
When journalist Ben Hammersley coined the term "podcast," Adam Curry decided to to popularize it.Advertisement
An instrument of higher interest, the stereoscope, which, though of much later date (1849-1850), may be mentioned here, since along with the kaleidoscope it did more than anything else to popularize his name, was not, as has often been asserted, the invention of Brewster.
His object was to popularize among his countrymen the astronomical theories of Descartes; and it may well be doubted if that philosopher ever ranked a more ingenious or successful expositor among his disciples.
The first to popularize science was Natur (1852).
Motorola may have been the first company to popularize the cell phone, but Nokia quickly rose to become the biggest brand in the industry.
Cruise ships have done a great deal to popularize towel origami, and for many people, a cruise is their first introduction to the art.Advertisement
The doctrine of the circulation of the blood, which Descartes adopted from Harvey, supplied additional arguments in favour of his mechanical theory, and he probably did much to popularize the discovery.
Nigra was sent to Paris again to popularize a Franco-Piedmontese alliance, Nigra being, as Cavour said, "the only person perhaps who knows all my thoughts, even the most secret."
Nothing indeed did so much to popularize the new doctrines in Poland as this beneficial revival of the long-negle-ted vernacular by the reformers.
Helping popularize the trend of low cut jeans was the fact that celebrities, such as Janis Joplin and Twiggy lived in their hip huggers.